ERIC Number: ED422906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Year 2000 Readiness Kit: A Compilation of Y2K Resources for Schools, Colleges and Universities.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This kit was developed to assist the postsecondary education community's efforts to resolve the Year 2000 (Y2K) computer problem. The kit includes a description of the Y2K problem, an assessment of the readiness of colleges and universities, a checklist for institutions, a Y2K communications strategy, articles on addressing the problem in academic departments, sample Y2K project plans from colleges, personal computer testing instructions, plans for managing the compliance of vendors and suppliers, a section on contingency planning, an explanation of the "Year 2000 Information and Readiness Disclosure Act" recently signed by President Clinton, Y2K information sources from the U.S. Department of Education, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from the Department of Education's Y2K web site, and a list of Web site resources. (AEF)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer System Design, Educational Planning, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Retrieval, Information Technology, Internet, Problems, Strategic Planning
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.